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Synonyms for mutation

Synonyms for mutation

the process or result of making or becoming different

the process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another

Synonyms for mutation

(biology) an organism that has characteristics resulting from chromosomal alteration

a change or alteration in form or qualities

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We argue that chromosomal deletion is a major feature of karyotypic changes in Pectinidae, as indicated by the wide range of chromosomal arms (19-38, Table 3) and DNA contents (2.
We'd like to look for uniparental disomy in many of the large number of syndromes we believe are inherited but that don't show evidence of chromosomal deletions," says Judith G.
22q11 deletion syndrome is considered one of the most common chromosomal deletions associated with birth defects and leads to a wide range of health problems, from heart defects to behavioral disorders.
Pathogenic copy number changes smaller than approximately 5-10 Mb are not detectable; however, recent advances in chromosomal microarray (CMA) [2a] analysis now allow the detection of chromosomal deletions and duplications at much higher resolutions (down to only a few kilobases, depending on the microarray), producing a higher diagnostic yield.
Genetic alterations of the PTEN gene at the level of mutations or chromosomal deletions are frequently found in high-grade gliomas (Table 1).
The investigators performed a genome-wide analysis of large, rare chromosomal deletions and duplications known as copy number variants (CNVs) in 366 children with ADHD and 1,047 controls.
Chromosomal microarray analysis is similar to a karyotype, but can find much smaller chromosomal deletions and duplications.